Creating Self-Sustaining Communities

Newark SAS

Utilizing the approach of social entrepreneurship, Newark Science and Sustainability, Inc. (Newark SAS) is a community-driven, 501c3 nonprofit organization based in Newark, NJ that implements various initiatives to increase awareness of environmental issues through educational programs and hands-on training. We strive to assist with the creation of self-sustaining communities by developing pathways for green jobs that contribute to self-sufficiency and community empowerment. We are achieving this by partnering with residents, organizations and the business community. Your unyielding support is helping our small steps lead to big victories. 

Think Global, Act Local…That’s Glocal!

Newark's Harvest, a citywide garden tour 

Tobias A. Fox, Founder of Newark Science and Sustainability, Inc. (Newark SAS), in collaboration with nearly two dozen gardens and urban farms across Newark, New Jersey, will present Newark’s Harvest as part of the City’s 350-year celebration during the week of August 15-20, 2016. This event will serve as a means to encourage healthy eating, healthy living practices, and environmental education. Read More


By combining the social logic of a nonprofit with the commercial logic of a for-profit, we provide a creative means of solving real world problems.

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